Mid-Level Technical Writer (#1032632)

  • PeopleTec, Inc.
  • Huntsville, AL, USA
  • Mar 22, 2019
Full time Other

Job Description

PeopleTec is currently seeking a Mid-Level Technical Writer to support our Huntsville, AL location.

 

Candidate will write, review, edit and recommend changes to acquisition, technical manuals, and planning documents. Employ a variety of charts, diagrams, and other visual aids to help communicate technical concepts. Ideal candidates have recent and relevant experience gained from prior military/civilian/contractor support and are adept at briefing mid and senior government staff personnel. Candidate will support acquisition and technical projects from conception and development to printing and distribution of official publications to target audience users, while providing direction to other related functional areas in completing this publishing process. Desired candidates will have experience in desktop publishing applications. Candidate will utilize all available sources of information such as engineers, field activities, engineering reports, in-house conferences, schematics, diagrams, and analysis of equipment in the preparation and review of publications.

 

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Must have advanced Microsoft Office Software skills to include Power Point, Word and Excel Excellent
    proofreading and editing skills
  • Expertise in formatting and manipulating charts and graphs
  • Graphics/desktop publishing experience -
    • Should be able to solve visual problems and challenges and convert the customer requirements into a professional product
  • Possess a solid understanding of methods to reduce file sizes without sacrificing quality Ability to meet tight deadlines in a compressed timeline
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge to create, manipulate and manage files in Adobe Acrobat and enhance PDFs to view content over a variety of platforms
  • Ability to work individually as well as organizing and facilitating working groups Capable of conducting independent analyses, evaluation, and assessment Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • POSITION REQUIRES EXCEPTIONAL ATTENTION TO DETAIL
  • Travel: 5%
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • An active DoD Secret clearance is required to perform this work. Candidates are required to have an active Secret clearance upon hire, and the ability to maintain this level of clearance during their employment.

 

Education Requirements:

A completed Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, English, or a related field to the position with 7+ years of relevant* work experience.

 

*Relevant experience = directly traceable to job description requirements) Education Substitution/Equivalency: High School plus 10+ years of directly traceable experience; Or, a Master's Degree and 1+ years of directly traceable experience may be considered to fill this position.

 

Desired Skills:

  • HIGHLY PROFICIENT in Technical Editing and MS Word application experience
  • In-depth knowledge of all Microsoft Office Applications, including Excel and PowerPoint Graphics/desktop publishing experience

 

EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

PeopleTec, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in its job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, you may use the following email address, HR@peopletec.com and/or phone number (256.319.3800) to contact us about your interest in employment with PeopleTec, Inc.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. PeopleTec, Inc. participates in E-Verify.



For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://www.applicantpro.com/j/1032632-145621